“While parody has its place in artistic expression, making light of victimization is no laughing matter.”
“First, how are we viewing people who are incarcerated? Are they to be considered human beings with rights to evolve as anyone else, and, if so, is due consideration to be given (as policy) as to the how of this?”
“As a volunteer tutor working with these children, you are planting a seed,” says Linda Kane, a longtime volunteer and supporter of local nonprofit Children First/Communities In Schools. “Hopefully, this seed will grow into a love of learning that will stay with them throughout their lives.”
“Respect [should be given] for an inclusive, uniquely American culture for everyone’s entertainment. Sounds like Asheville to me.”
“‘Progressive’ Asheville doesn’t have a nudist resort? Seriously? Teddy Roosevelt (a skinny-dipping Republican) would today be arrested skinny-dipping in waters he helped preserve!”
“Unless we band together to fight the encroachment on the soul of Asheville, this will remain a place good folks will choose to only visit.”
“The reproductive rights movement is being intentionally divided and conquered by gender.”
“It has come to my attention that [Congressman] Mark Meadows will not participate in usual forums prior to this very important November election.”
“If the Western Carolinas Modernization and Expansion project was truly a ‘modernization’ project, then Duke Energy Progress would not be trying to cram 100-year-old, air-cooled, ugly substations into the downtown urban core.”
” I would say the repeated, almost daily, killing of unarmed and nonviolent black men, boys, women and girls is absolutely heartbreaking, soul-destroying and completely depressing.”
Apparently, he lived on gin and beer – that is what he drank all the time I was there. I have no idea how much gin he averaged a day, but it was plenty.
“You didn’t mention anything about us over here a block away at Vanderbilt Apartments, which also has its own story and is home to many wonderful persons as well.”
“Cecil Bothwell’s leaving the Democratic Party because he is a Bernie Sanders supporter seems to echo his candidate’s behavior.”
“To old friend Cecil Bothwell, I’d like to suggest heeding some lines from the country tune ‘The Gambler.'”
Murder and outrage are frequent and the absence of civil law encourages the wickedly inclined.